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Pediatricians Longmont CO

Pediatricians are experts in the medical care of infants, children and adolescents. See below to find local pediatricians in Longmont that give access to eating disorder treatments, infectious disease control, children's growth tracking, immunizations, and common childhood ailment treatment, as well as advice and content on child development.

Berry William R MD Gastroenterology
(720) 494-3123
1925 Mountain View Avenue
Longmont, CO
 
Grace Chin Fan, MD
(303) 776-1234
1925 Mountain View Ave
Longmont, CO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Los Angeles, Ucla Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90024
Graduation Year: 1988

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Dr. Heather N Moffat
(303) 776-1234
1925 Mountain View Ave
Longmont, CO
Specialty
Pediatrics

Mark Dory Schwartz, MD
(720) 494-3133
1925 Mountain View Ave
Longmont, CO
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1994

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Mark D Schane
(303) 776-1234
1925 W Mountain View Ave
Longmont, CO
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dolan Robert P MD
(303) 702-5900
1151 Professional Lane Suite STE
Longmont, CO
 
Dr. Lisa A Turner
(303) 651-3939
1925 Mountain View Ave
Longmont, CO
Specialty
Pediatrics

Sona M Shah, MD
(303) 776-9098
902 3rd Ave
Longmont, CO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Grant Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1992

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Robin Lynn Schaten, MD
(303) 776-1234
1925 Mountain View Ave
Longmont, CO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1983

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Andrea L Vianna, MD
(720) 565-1105
16 Mountain View Ave Ste 104
Longmont, CO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Fed Fluminense, Fac Of Med, Niteroi, Rj, Brazil
Graduation Year: 1983

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Common Infant Ailments

Common Infant Ailments

Most of the ailments your infant may experience are relatively minor, and just a normal part of growing up. In rare cases, it can be the sign of something more serious, but usually, it can be treated easily at home or by your pediatrician. Here are some common infant ailments that many new babies are susceptible to.

Constipation is a common concern for parents, but it's usually nothing to worry about. Babies often cry when they're constipated, so press on your baby's tummy to see if it's causing discomfort. A stool softener can provide relief to a constipated baby. As long as your baby is still having bowel movements the longer a baby goes without one, the larger the stool should be fairly regularly it's probably just gas or abdominal upset.

Colic is one of the most common infant ailments, and causes both parents and child distress. Colicky babies cry frequently, and are fussy for long periods of time. Colic usually starts at about six weeks, and can continue until the baby is around four months old. A colicky baby experiences discomfort that causes the body to become tense, a distended abdomen, and a look of extreme pain. Physicians still aren't sure what exactly causes colic, although it's been linked to allergies, too much milk, or even too small a hole in a bottle nipple. Unfortunately, there's no cure for colic. Parents just have to get through the few months of colic with their baby and cuddling or walking the baby might help.

Another infant ailment that affects a number of babies is jaundice. Jaundice is easily recognizable as the baby's skin and even eyes turn yellow. Although this can be alarming for new parents, jaundice is a very minor condition that will disappear after a few days of breastfeeding. Jaundice is caused by a yellow pigment called bilirubin, which the baby's liver can't filter out. Breastfeeding is the best treatment for jaundice, although in rare cases it may need to be treated with a specia...

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